pretty much feeling stuck and having no interesting ideas for none of them. but even so, the work progresses, i sit like for 40 min with my head between my hands almost not moving at all, and then i come up with something not too terrible after all.
my illustration teacher watches me like this and she goes “just start drawing you know it”ll come to you…”
and i go “you know it doesn’t work that way for me, Yana, i cant draw if i don’t know what to draw”
and she nods and goes “yeah….”
i filled half a sketchbook with unreadable doodles, tried different mediums (picture above) and escaped to sewing a couple of times (pic. below)
about the tilda doll it’s kind of a weird story
my mother called me. we live in different countries so we don’t call each other a lot. we skype. and asked me to make her a tilda doll (which i’ve never done before)
a tilda doll, mum, really? well ok i’m on it then….
so naturally i’ve put aside all my other chores and set to work.
the outcome is not perfect especially regarding the cellulitis legs but hey….
i have nothing witty to end the sentence with actually…should i write yolo? no, somehow it feels not too smart, so i won’t
i filled it with old pillow case filling and it got a little lumpy. all the materials recycled
and about the fabric scraps blanket- i was basicly looking for a project which will help to utilise as much fabric scraps i”ve gathered over the years as possible. i don’t wanna be a hoarder ,you know
p.s. on a random note, watched “away we go”. i think it’s one of the best of it’s genre, great acting, and the best part is that the main characters didn’t get married in the end. so thanks, dave eggers and vendela vida for a slice of an uncheesiness it this cheesy cheesy world.
(too melodramatic? can’t help it ,sorry)
p.p.s. i got Jim Jarmusch in recommended tags. why him? why not i don’t know…..david lynch? hmm….